Das Beetle, that’s Welsh

Volkswagen launched a Welsh language advert for the new Beetle in the run up to St David’s Day with a little encouragement from a member of the Western Group –

Fiction trips off Hacker’s tongue

Car makers do their best to inspire journalists by inviting them to far-flung places, but for WGMW member Simon Hacker, the backdrop for many Scottish launches became the setting for a dark comedy –

Castle Combe under starters orders for 2013

Castle Combe under starters orders for 2013

Castle Combe is the spiritual home of the Western Group and will again host the annual driving day this summer as part of an extensive revamp of the facilities and events while also retaining popular classics on two and four wheels, including pedal power –

Future Classics: 2 DeLorean DMC-12

Future Classics: 2 DeLorean DMC-12

They were good in their time and they will be even better when they mature, but we are not talking about members of the Western Group, rather the cars which our own Kim Henson has singled out as worthy of mention as he reflects on the models which have appeared during the life of the WGMW –

From the chair: February 2013

From the chair: February 2013

It has been a muddy start to the year: firstly there was a day spent pounding a new Fiat Panda 4×4 over a fairly tortuous course laid out in the grounds of Stoneleigh Park.  Despite tracks frozen, very muddy and deeply rutted the little Italian car coped...

Chemical reaction brings a smile to Jeremy’s face

Just over a year into his role as managing director of Jaguar Land Rover UK, Jeremy Hicks is seeing sales boom for both brands and is infectiously enthusiastic about his task of transforming the dealer network, as he told group chairman Ian Adcock –